Ashley Stanley

Founder / Executive Director of Lovin' Spoonfuls

Ashley founded Lovin’ Spoonfuls, a food rescue nonprofit, in 2010. Since then, Ashley and her team have rescued and distributed more than 4 million pounds of fresh, healthy food to organizations that feed hungry people in Massachusetts. In 2012, Lovin’ Spoonfuls was a two-time winner of the Mass Challenge competition, which is the largest global startup accelerator. Ashley has received numerous awards as a thought leader, activist, and community partner, and has been recognized for increasing awareness and action around food rescue and food waste. She serves on the Boston Food Policy Council, and is one of Oxfam International’s Sisters on the Planet Ambassadors. A Fellow at The 2013 Nantucket Project, she’s also a member of TEDWomen, and a TEDx community speaker. Connect with her on Twitter and visit the Lovin’ Spoonfuls website ( to learn more.

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July 11, 2016